Sometimes the world changes, and as the world changes we must all change with it. In academia they practice this forced relevancy referred to as "publish or perish" and in retail we call it "embrace new shit or go the way of the dodo bird." I totally just made that up right now, but stick with me.
I am approaching, I believe, six complete years in this segment of the game industry. I am not one of the old guard by any stretch of the imagination, but I developed some old guard entrenchment early in my days as a retailer, and fell into the trap of calling Kickstarter a whole slew of colorful and impolite things. My anger over Kickstarter kept products like Zombicide out of my store for a long period of time. I mean, how dare CMON make money without giving me my cut!
My, how times have changed. Two years ago we, as a retailer, had backed one Kickstarter, Reaper's original Bones Kickstarter. Personally, I'd only backed one Kickstarter, but darn it, I really wanted that movie